In addition to the new coronavirus death, Hawaii health official report 66 new infections statewide.
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VIDEO: Former UH Warrior and CFL great Chad Owens hosts Star-Advertiser sports show ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 1,922 have required hospitalizations, with eight new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
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Emergency managers reported multiple road closures from earlier heavy rainfall over the south and west portions of Kauai. Read more
State health officials say vaccine prevented serious illness for at least 3 people who contracted coronavirus
None of the three individuals who received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine and later tested positive became severely ill or transmitted the virus to others, the Department of Health said in an email. Read more
UH freshman outside hitter Chaz Galloway put away all eight of his attempts and senior middle blocker Patrick Gasman finished with eight kills in nine swings in the Warriors’ 25-18, 25-21, 25-20 win over the Gauchos. Read more
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For the second time in as many days, major conferences have called off tournament games due to COVID-19 concerns — this time involving No. 11 Kansas and No. 16 Virginia. Read more
VIDEO: Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami, wedding industry executives join the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami and two wedding industry executives — Nichole Shin and Sue Tabbal-Yamaguchi — joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
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According to the National Guard, troops from some states will stay in Washington for the entire two months. Read more
A couple from Ohio and a man from Montana were arrested for alleged COVID-19 quarantine violations last week. Read more
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The winners claimed their prize weeks after the Jan. 22 drawing and chose the immediate lump sum option. Read more
Her disappearance touched off an outpouring of solidarity and anger against gender violence in Britain. Read more
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A growing body of scientific research finds that the presence in seawater of sunscreens containing synthetic chemicals promotes viral infections in coral. Read more
The standoff is part of a growing global debate over who should have access to hundreds of millions of doses of vaccine that pharmaceutical companies are churning out in the U.S. Read more
The popular streaming service has been using popups to ask some users to verify their account via email or text, or to “verify later.” Read more